The President of the International ice hockey Federation Rene Fasel

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MOSCOW, 2 Oct. /TASS/. The international ice hockey Federation (IIHF) to allow the coaches of the teams at the Olympic tournament in South Korea’s Pyeongchang to make a request to the video of controversial episodes related to a goal. About it reports a press-service of the IIHF.

This decision at the Congress IIHF, which took place in Marbella, supported by Federation of hockey of Russia, Canada, Sweden, Finland, and Switzerland.

“We will consult with leagues, which introduced this rule, and look at the best way to use it, – said the President of the IIHF Rene Fasel. – We’re going to test this system on the matches before the Games.”

Winter Olympic games will be held in South Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018 .

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